Saturday, November 27

Abadi, Head Of The Political Body Of The Sadrist Movement Discuss Competing The Formation Of The Govt

BAGHDAD, President of the Nasr Coalition, Haider al-Abadi discussed with the head of the political body of the Sadrist movement, Nassar al-Rubaie completing the formation of the government.A statement by the Office of Abadi said that the two sides discussed during their meeting yesterday night the political situation in the country and completing the formation of the government and support it to provide services to citizens./ En dSource: National Iraqi News Agency

Iranian Vice President: Presence Of Iranian Pilgrims Beside Iraqis In The Arbaeen Visit Is A Message To The Whole World

Najaf, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said after his visit to the shrine of Imam Ali, peace be upon him in Najaf, that "the presence of the Iranian people in the Arbaeen visit beside the Iraqi people is a" message "to the whole world."The presence of the Iranian people in the Arbaeen anniversary is a political, cultural and social message to the whole world that reflects the depth of the relationship and the affinity between the Iranian people and the Iraqi people, especially in recent times," said First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri.Jahangiri arrived in Najaf this morning.Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Protecting and preserving coastal marine environment for Benefit of Lebanese community

The European Union and the National Council for Scientific Research - Lebanon (CNRS-L) launched today, from on-board the CANA Research Vessel in Beirut, a multidisciplinary study project to evaluate the Lebanese Marine Environment. The project is funded by the European Union and the CNRS-L. The environmental study will be implemented by the CNRS-L National Centre for Marine Sciences andwill focus on the regions of Beirut and Tyre. The beach in Beirut is affected by pollution due to poor infrastructure, rapid population growth, uncontrolled dumping of solid waste and direct discharge of raw wastewater. With a less polluted coastal area, Tyre has also been selected for the presence of the Tyre Coast Nature Reserve which requires enhanced efforts for preservation and development. The project ...

Iranian Vice President Arrives In Najaf

Najaf, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri arrived in Najaf today.The Governor of Najaf province said in a statement that Governor Luai al-Yasiri "presented to Jahangiri an explanation to the Arbaeen visit and what the people of the city of Najaf did to the pilgrims to the holy province and from various countries of the world.""The local government, in coordination with the federal government, has been able to host these large masses of millions and provide them with all necessary facilities to perform the visit smoothly and safely. Jahangiri was accompanied by the Iranian ambassador to Iraq and the Iranian consul in Najaf province.Jahangiri visited the shrine of Imam Ali, accompanied by the governor of Najaf al-Yasiri, the Iranian ambassador to Iraq Irj Musjadi and the Iranian consul i...

Richard visits Tripoli and North Lebanon Chamber

US Ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Richard, on Tuesday visited Tripoli and North Lebanon Chamber of Commerce, and met with its Chairman Tawfiq Daboussi, in the presence of Chamber senior officials.Ambassador Richard was accompanied by US Embassy Economic and Commercial Attache Reaz Mehdi and a delegation of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).Daboussi briefed the US delegation on feasibility studies prepared by experts and specialists pertaining to major investment projects, which open wide horizons in front of the launch of international investment workshops, as per a statement by the Chamber.The visit was also a chance to brief the US delegation on the series of projects launched by the Chamber.The US ambassador and her accompanying delegation then toured "IDRAK" Researc...